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Eastern Himalayas,   Gangetic plain,   Uttar Pradesh,   Central highlands,   Northeast,   Southeast.   Southwest.   Western Himalayas.

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Bird checklist, Bird lists, Photos, video, sound recordings & data  
Description: Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan  
Number of species: 729
Number of globally threatened species: 34
See also: http://delhibird.net
 

Phasianidae

Black Francolin

Francolinus francolinus

Painted Francolin

Francolinus pictus
Grey Francolin Francolinus pondicerianus kauthari

Common Quail

Coturnix coturnix

Rain Quail

Coturnix coromandelica

Blue-breasted Quail

Coturnix chinensis

Jungle Bush-Quail

Perdicula asiatica

Rock Bush-Quail

Perdicula argoondah Endemic (country/region)

Red Spurfowl

Galloperdix spadicea Endemic (country/region)

Painted Spurfowl

Galloperdix lunulata Endemic (country/region)

Red Junglefowl

Gallus gallus

Grey Junglefowl

Gallus sonneratii Endemic (country/region)

Kalij Pheasant

Lophura leucomelanos

Grey Peacock-Pheasant

Polyplectron bicalcaratum

Indian Peafowl

Pavo cristatus Mayil
 
Anatidae

Fulvous Whistling-Duck

Dendrocygna bicolor

Lesser Whistling-Duck

Dendrocygna javanica
Bean Goose Anser fabalis
Greylag Goose Anser anser

Greater White-fronted Goose

Anser albifrons

Lesser White-fronted Goose

Anser erythropus Vulnerable

Bar-headed Goose

Anser indicus

Snow Goose

Anser caerulescens
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea
Cotton Pygmy-goose Nettapus coromandelianus
Gadwall Anas strepera
Falcated Duck Anas falcata Near-threatened
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Spot-billed Duck

Anas poecilorhyncha

Northern Pintail

Anas acuta

Garganey

Anas querquedula

Northern Shoveler

Anas clypeata

Baikal Teal Anas formosa Vulnerable
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris Vulnerable

Pink-headed Duck

Rhodonessa caryophyllacea Endemic (country/region) Critically endangered (possibly extinct)

Red-crested Pochard

Netta rufina

Common Pochard

Aythya ferina
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri Endangered
Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca Near-threatened

Tufted Duck

Aythya fuligula

Greater Scaup

Aythya marila

Long-tailed Duck

Clangula hyemalis Rare/Accidental

Common Goldeneye

Bucephala clangula

Smew

Mergellus albellus
Common Merganser Mergus merganser
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala Endangered
 
Gaviidae
Arctic Loon Gavia arctica
 
Podicipedidae

Little Grebe

Tachybaptus ruficollis Mukkulippan

Red-necked Grebe

Podiceps grisegena

Great Crested Grebe

Podiceps cristatus

Horned Grebe

Podiceps auritus

Eared Grebe 

Podiceps nigricollis
 
Phoenicopteridae

Greater Flamingo

Phoenicopterus ruber Pun narai

Lesser Flamingo

Phoeniconaias minor Near-threatened
 
Ciconiidae

Painted Stork

Mycteria leucocephala Near-threatened

Asian Openbill

Anastomus oscitans Naththai kuththi narai

Black Stork

Ciconia nigra

Woolly-necked Stork

Ciconia episcopus

White Stork

Ciconia ciconia

Black-necked Stork

Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus Near-threatened

Lesser Adjutant

Leptoptilos javanicus Vulnerable

Greater Adjutant

Leptoptilos dubius Endangered
 
Threskiornithidae

Black-headed Ibis

Threskiornis melanocephalus Near-threatened

Red-naped Ibis

Pseudibis papillosa

Glossy Ibis

Plegadis falcinellus

Eurasian Spoonbill

Platalea leucorodia
 
Ardeidae
Great Bittern Botaurus stellaris

Yellow Bittern

Ixobrychus sinensis

Manal narai

Little Bittern

Ixobrychus minutus

 

Cinnamon Bittern

Ixobrychus cinnamomeus Manal narai

Black Bittern

Dupetor flavicollis Karuppu narai
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Vakka
Striated Heron Butorides striata Doshi kokku
Indian Pond-Heron Ardeola grayii Kulattu kokku
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Unni kokku

Grey Heron

Ardea cinerea Sambal narai

White-bellied Heron

Ardea insignis Critically endangered

Purple Heron

Ardea purpurea Peria vellai kokku

Great Egret

Ardea alba Chennarai

Intermediate Egret

Egretta intermedia Vellai kokku
Little Egret Egretta garzetta Chinna vellai kokku

Western Reef-Egret

Egretta gularis
 
Pelecanidae

Great White Pelican

Pelecanus onocrotalus

Spot-billed Pelican

Pelecanus philippensis Near-threatened

Dalmatian Pelican

Pelecanus crispus Vulnerable
 
Sulidae
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
 
Phalacrocoracidae

Little Cormorant

Phalacrocorax niger Neer Kaakka

Indian Cormorant

Phalacrocorax fuscicollis
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
 
Anhingidae
Darter Anhinga melanogaster
 
Falconidae

Lesser Kestrel

Falco naumanni Vulnerable

Eurasian Kestrel

Falco tinnunculus

Red-necked Falcon

Falco chicquera

Amur Falcon

Falco amurensis

Merlin

Falco columbarius

Eurasian Hobby

Falco subbuteo

Oriental Hobby

Falco severus

Laggar Falcon

Falco jugger Near-threatened

Saker Falcon

Falco cherrug

Peregrine Falcon

Falco peregrinus

Barbary Falcon

Falco pelegrinoides
Pandionidae          
Osprey Pandion haliaetus    
 
Accipitridae

Oriental Honey-buzzard

Pernis ptilorhynchus Ten parundu

Black-winged Kite

Elanus caeruleus

Red Kite

Milvus milvus Near-threatened

Black Kite

Milvus migrans Paria parundu

Brahminy Kite

Haliastur indus

White-bellied Fish-Eagle

Haliaeetus leucogaster

Pallas's Sea-Eagle

Haliaeetus leucoryphus Vulnerable

White-tailed Eagle

Haliaeetus albicilla

Lesser Fish-Eagle

Ichthyophaga humilis Near-threatened

Grey-headed Fish-Eagle

Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus Near-threatened

Lammergeier

Gypaetus barbatus

Egyptian Vulture

Neophron percnopterus Endangered

White-rumped Vulture

Gyps bengalensis Critically endangered

Slender-billed Vulture

Gyps tenuirostris Critically endangered

Indian Vulture

Gyps indicus Critically endangered

Himalayan Griffon

Gyps himalayensis

Eurasian Griffon

Gyps fulvus

Red-headed Vulture

Sarcogyps calvus Critically endangered

Cinereous Vulture

Aegypius monachus Near-threatened

Short-toed Eagle

Circaetus gallicus
Crested Serpent-Eagle Spilornis cheela

Western Marsh-Harrier

Circus aeruginosus

Northern Harrier

Circus cyaneus

Pallid Harrier

Circus macrourus Near-threatened

Pied Harrier

Circus melanoleucos

Montagu's Harrier

Circus pygargus

Crested Goshawk

Accipiter trivirgatus

Shikra

Accipiter badius

Besra

Accipiter virgatus

Eurasian Sparrowhawk

Accipiter nisus

Northern Goshawk

Accipiter gentilis

White-eyed Buzzard

Butastur teesa

Eurasian Buzzard

Buteo buteo

Long-legged Buzzard

Buteo rufinus

Upland Buzzard

Buteo hemilasius

Black Eagle

Ictinaetus malayensis

Lesser Spotted Eagle

Aquila pomarina

Greater Spotted Eagle

Aquila clanga Vulnerable

Tawny Eagle

Aquila rapax

Steppe Eagle

Aquila nipalensis

Imperial Eagle

Aquila heliaca Vulnerable

Golden Eagle

Aquila chrysaetos

Bonelli's Eagle

Hieraaetus fasciatus

Booted Eagle

Hieraaetus pennatus
Changeable Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus cirrhatus
Mountain Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus nipalensis
 
Otididae
Indian Bustard Ardeotis nigriceps Endemic (country/region) Endangered
Macqueen's Bustard Chlamydotis macqueenii

Lesser Florican

Sypheotides indicus Endangered

Little Bustard

Tetrax tetrax Near-threatened
 
Rallidae

Slaty-legged Crake

Rallina eurizonoides

Slaty-breasted Rail

Gallirallus striatus

Water Rail

Rallus aquaticus

Brown Crake

Amaurornis akool

White-breasted Waterhen

Amaurornis phoenicurus Kanan kozhi

Little Crake

Porzana parva

Baillon's Crake

Porzana pusilla

Spotted Crake

Porzana porzana

Ruddy-breasted Crake

Porzana fusca

Watercock

Gallicrex cinerea

Purple Swamphen

Porphyrio porphyrio Tanneer kozhi

Common Moorhen

Gallinula chloropus Tanneer kozhi

Eurasian Coot

Fulica atra
 
Gruidae
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo

Siberian Crane

Grus leucogeranus ???? Critically endangered

Sarus Crane

Grus antigone Vulnerable

Common Crane

Grus grus
 
Turnicidae

Small Buttonquail

Turnix sylvaticus

Yellow-legged Buttonquail

Turnix tanki

Barred Buttonquail

Turnix suscitator
 
Burhinidae

Eurasian Thick-knee

Burhinus oedicnemus Kannadi al katti

Great Thick-knee

Esacus recurvirostris
 
Haematopodidae
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
 
Dromadidae
Crab Plover Dromas ardeola
 
Recurvirostridae

Black-winged Stilt

Himantopus himantopus Pavazha kaal ullan

Pied Avocet

Recurvirostra avosetta
 
Charadriidae

Northern Lapwing

Vanellus vanellus

River Lapwing

Vanellus duvaucelii

Yellow-wattled Lapwing

Vanellus malabaricus Allkatti

Grey-headed Lapwing

Vanellus cinereus

Red-wattled Lapwing

Vanellus indicus Allkatti

Sociable Lapwing

Vanellus gregarius Critically endangered

White-tailed Lapwing

Vanellus leucurus

Eurasian Golden-Plover

Pluvialis apricaria

Pacific Golden-Plover

Pluvialis fulva

American Golden-Plover 

Pluvialis dominica
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola

Common Ringed Plover

Charadrius hiaticula

Long-billed Plover

Charadrius placidus

Little Ringed Plover

Charadrius dubius Chinna Kottan

Kentish Plover

Charadrius alexandrinus

Lesser Sandplover

Charadrius mongolus

Greater SandPlover

Charadrius leschenaultii

Caspian Plover

Charadrius asiaticus
 
Rostratulidae
Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis
 
Jacanidae

Pheasant-tailed Jacana

Hydrophasianus chirurgus Manal pura

Bronze-winged Jacana

Metopidius indicus
 
Scolopacidae

Eurasian Woodcock

Scolopax rusticola

Jack Snipe

Lymnocryptes minimus
Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura

Common Snipe

Gallinago gallinago

Long-billed Dowitcher

Limnodromus scolopaceus Rare/Accidental

Asian Dowitcher

Limnodromus semipalmatus Near-threatened

Black-tailed Godwit

Limosa limosa Near-threatened

Bar-tailed Godwit

Limosa lapponica

Whimbrel

Numenius phaeopus

Eurasian Curlew

Numenius arquata Kuthirai malai kottan Near-threatened

Spotted Redshank

Tringa erythropus

Common Greenshank

Tringa totanus Kottan
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis Kottan

Common Greenshank

Tringa nebularia

Nordmann's Greenshank

Tringa guttifer Endangered
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola Kottan

Terek Sandpiper

Xenus cinereus

Common Sandpiper

Actitis hypoleucos Kottan

Ruddy Turnstone

Arenaria interpres ???????

Great Knot

Calidris tenuirostris

Red Knot

Calidris canutus Rare/Accidental

Sanderling

Calidris alba

Little Stint

Calidris minuta

Temminck's Stint

Calidris temminckii

Long-toed Stint

Calidris subminuta

Pectoral Sandpiper

Calidris melanotos Rare/Accidental

Curlew Sandpiper

Calidris ferruginea

Dunlin

Calidris alpina

Broad-billed Sandpiper

Limicola falcinellus

Buff-breasted Sandpipe

Tryngites subruficollis Rare/Accidental Near-threatened

Ruff

Philomachus pugnax

Red-necked Phalarope

Phalaropus lobatus
 
Glareolidae

Cream-colored Courser

Cursorius cursor

Indian Courser

Cursorius coromandelicus

Collared Pratincole

Glareola pratincola

Oriental Pratincole

Glareola maldivarum

Small Pratincole

Glareola lactea
 
Laridae
Mew Gull Larus canus
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
Great Black-backed Gull Larus ichthyaetus

Brown-headed Gull

Larus brunnicephalus

Black-headed Gull

Larus ridibundus

Slender-billed Gull

Larus genei

Little Gull

Hydrocoloeus minutus Rare/Accidental
Sternidae

Gull-billed Tern

Sterna nilotica Kadal kuruvi

Caspian Tern

Hydroprogne caspia
Lesser Crested-Tern Sterna bengalensis

Sandwich Tern 

Sterna sandvicensis
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii

River Tern

Sterna aurantia
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
White-cheeked Tern Sterna repressa

Little Tern

Sterna albifrons

Saunders's Tern

Sterna saundersi
Black-bellied Tern Sterna acuticauda Near-threatened
Bridled Tern Sterna anaethetus
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
Black Tern Chlidonias niger
Rynchopidae         
Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis Vulnerable
 
Pteroclididae

Pallas's Sandgrouse

Syrrhaptes paradoxus

Pin-tailed Sandgrouse

Pterocles alchata

Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse

Pterocles exustus

Spotted Sandgrouse

Pterocles senegallus

Black-bellied Sandgrouse

Pterocles orientalis

Crowned Sandgrouse

Pterocles coronatus
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles indicus
 
Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Mada pura

Pale-backed Pigeon

Columba eversmanni Vulnerable

Wood-Pigeon

Columba palumbus
Nilgiri Wood-Pigeon Columba elphinstonii Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable

Oriental Turtle-Dove

Streptopelia orientalis

Eurasian Collared-Dove

Streptopelia decaocto
Red Collared-Dove Streptopelia tranquebarica

Spotted Dove

Streptopelia chinensis Pulli pura

Laughing Dove

Streptopelia senegalensis Tavuttu pura
Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica
Yellow-footed Pigeon Treron phoenicopterus
 
Psittacidae

Alexandrine Parakeet

Psittacula eupatria

Rose-ringed Parakeet

Psittacula krameri Kili

Slaty-headed Parakeet

Psittacula himalayana

Plum-headed Parakeet

Psittacula cyanocephala

Blossom-headed Parakeet

Psittacula roseata
 
Cuculidae
Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus Kala papiya

Large Hawk-Cuckoo

Cuculus sparverioides

Common Hawk-Cuckoo

Cuculus varius Upak

Hodgson's Hawk-Cuckoo

Cuculus fugax

Indian Cuckoo

Cuculus micropterus

Common Cuckoo

Cuculus canorus

Himalayan Cuckoo

Cuculus saturatus

Lesser Cuckoo

Cuculus poliocephalus

Banded Bay Cuckoo

Cacomantis sonneratii

Grey-bellied Cuckoo

Cacomantis passerinus

Plaintive Cuckoo

Cacomantis merulinus
Asian Koel Surniculus lugubris

Asian Koel

Eudynamys scolopaceus Kuyil

Blue-faced Malkoha

Rhopodytes viridirostris

Sirkeer Malkoha

Taccocua leschenaultii

Greater Coucal

Centropus sinensis Chempakam

Andaman Coucal

Centropus andamanensis

Lesser Coucal

Centropus bengalensis
 
Tytonidae
Barn Owl

Tyto alba

Chavu kuruvi
Eastern Grass-Owl Tyto longimembris

Oriental Bay-Owl

Phodilus badius

 
Strigidae
Indian Scops Owl Otus bakkamoena

Pallid Scops-Owl

Otus brucei

Oriental Scops-Owl

Otus sunia
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo Komban kottaan

Spot-bellied Eagle-Owl

Bubo nipalensis

Dusky Eagle-Owl

Bubo coromandus

Buffy Fish-Owl

Ketupa zeylonensis

Mottled Wood-Owl

Strix ocellata

Brown Wood-Owl

Strix leptogrammica

Collared Owlet

Glaucidium brodiei

Asian Barred Owlet

Glaucidium cuculoides

Jungle Owlet

Glaucidium radiatum

Spotted Owlet

Athene brama

Forest Owlet

Heteroglaux blewitti Endemic (country/region) Critically endangered

Brown Hawk-Owl

Ninox scutulata

Long-eared Owl

Asio otus

Short-eared Owl

Asio flammeus
 
Podargidae
Ceylon Frogmouth Batrachostomus moniliger
 
Caprimulgidae

Grey Nightjar

Caprimulgus indicus

Eurasian Nightjar

Caprimulgus europaeus

Sykes's Nightjar

Caprimulgus mahrattensis

Large-tailed Nightjar

Caprimulgus macrurus

Indian Nightjar

Caprimulgus asiaticus

Savanna Nightjar

Caprimulgus affinis
 
Apodidae
Himalayan Swiftlet Aerodramus brevirostris

Silver-backed Needletail

Hirundapus cochinchinensis

Asian Palm-Swift

Cypsiurus balasiensis

Alpine Swift

Tachymarptis melba

Common Swift

Apus apus

Pallid Swift

Apus pallidus

Fork-tailed Swift

Apus pacificus
Little Swift Apus affinis Babeela
 
Hemiprocnidae
Crested Treeswift Hemiprocne coronata
 
Trogonidae
Malabar Trogon Harpactes fasciatus
 
Coraciidae
Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis Pal kuruvi
European Roller Coracias garrulus Near-threatened

Dollarbird

Eurystomus orientalis
 
Alcedinidae
Stork-billed Kingfisher Pelargopsis capensis

White-throated Kingfisher

Halcyon smyrnensis Meenkotti

Black-capped Kingfisher

Halcyon pileata
Black-backed Kingfisher Ceyx erithaca
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
Crested Kingfisher Megaceryle lugubris
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis Meenkotti
 
Meropidae

Blue-bearded Bee-eater

Nyctyornis athertoni

Green Bee-eater

Merops orientalis

Blue-cheeked Bee-eater

Merops persicus

Blue-tailed Bee-eater

Merops philippinus
Chestnut-headed Bee-eater Merops leschenaulti
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
 
Upupidae
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops Chaval kuruvi
 
Bucerotidae
Indian Grey Hornbill Ocyceros birostris

Oriental Pied-Hornbill

Anthracoceros albirostris

Great Hornbill

Buceros bicornis Near-threatened
 
Ramphastidae

Great Barbet

Megalaima virens

Brown-headed Barbet

Megalaima zeylanica

Lineated Barbet

Megalaima lineata

White-cheeked Barbet

Megalaima viridis Endemic (country/region)
Blue-throated Barbet Megalaima asiatica
Coppersmith Barbet Megalaima haemacephala Chinna kukuravan
 
Picidae

Eurasian Wryneck

Jynx torquilla ?????????

Speckled Piculet

Picumnus innominatus

Brown-capped Woodpecker

Dendrocopos moluccensis

Grey-capped Woodpecker

Dendrocopos canicapillus
Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos macei
Brown-fronted Woodpecker Dendrocopos auriceps
Yellow-crowned Woodpecker Dendrocopos mahrattensis
Sind Woodpecker Dendrocopos assimilis

Rufous Woodpecker

Celeus brachyurus

White-bellied Woodpecker

Dryocopus javensis
Lesser Yellownape Picus chlorolophus

Streak-throated Woodpecker

Picus xanthopygaeus

Scaly-bellied Woodpecker

Picus squamatus

Grey-faced Woodpecker

Picus canus

Himalayan Flameback

Dinopium shorii

Black-rumped Flameback

Dinopium benghalense Maram tolachi

Greater Flameback

Chrysocolaptes lucidus

White-naped Woodpecker

Chrysocolaptes festivus
Heart-spotted Woodpecker Hemicircus canente
 
Pittidae
Indian Pitta Pitta brachyura
 
Genera Incertae sedis

Large Woodshrike

Tephrodornis virgatus

Common Woodshrike

Tephrodornis pondicerianus
 
Artamidae
Ashy Woodswallow Artamus fuscus
 
Aegithinidae

Common Iora

Aegithina tiphia Chinna mampazha kuruvi

White-tailed Iora

Aegithina nigrolutea
 
Campephagidae
Large Cuckoo-shrike Coracina macei
Black-winged Cuckooshrike Coracina melaschistos
Black-headed Cuckooshrike Coracina melanoptera
Rosy Minivet Pericrocotus roseus

Small Minivet

Pericrocotus cinnamomeus

White-bellied Minivet

Pericrocotus erythropygius

Long-tailed Minivet

Pericrocotus ethologus

Short-billed Minivet

Pericrocotus brevirostris

Scarlet Minivet

Pericrocotus flammeus
Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike Hemipus picatus
 
Laniidae
Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio
Rufous-tailed Shrike Lanius isabellinus

Bay-backed Shrike

Lanius vittatus

Long-tailed Shrike

Lanius schach

Gray-backed Shrike

Lanius tephronotus

Northern Shrike

Lanius excubitor

Southern Grey Shrike

Lanius meridionalis
 
Oriolidae

Eurasian Golden-Oriole

Oriolus oriolus Manja kili

Black-naped Oriole

Oriolus chinensis
Black-hooded Oriole Oriolus xanthornus
Maroon Oriole Oriolus traillii
 
Dicruridae

Black Drongo

Dicrurus macrocercus

Ashy Drongo

Dicrurus leucophaeus

White-bellied Drongo

Dicrurus caerulescens

Bronzed Drongo

Dicrurus aeneus

Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo

Dicrurus remifer

Hair-crested Drongo

Dicrurus hottentottus
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus paradiseus
 
Rhipiduridae

Yellow-bellied Fantail

Rhipidura hypoxantha

White-throated Fantail

Rhipidura albicollis
White-browed Fantail Rhipidura aureola
 
Monarchidae

Black-naped Monarch

Hypothymis azurea

Asian Paradise-Flycatcher

Terpsiphone paradisi Val kuruvi
 
Corvidae

Gold-billed Magpie

Urocissa flavirostris

Blue Magpie

Urocissa erythrorhyncha

Rufous Treepie

Dendrocitta vagabunda Vaal kakai

Grey Treepie

Dendrocitta formosae
Collared Treepie Dendrocitta frontalis
Eurasian Jackdaw Corvus monedula

House Crow

Corvus splendens maniyan kakai

Rook

Corvus frugilegus

Carrion Crow

Corvus corone

Large-billed Crow

Corvus macrorhynchos Karung kakai

Brown-necked Raven

Corvus ruficollis

Common Raven

Corvus corax
 
Hypocoliidae
Hypocolius Hypocolius ampelinus
 
Paridae
White-winged Tit Parus nuchalis Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable

Great Tit

Parus major

Green-backed Tit

Parus monticolus

Black-lored Tit

Parus xanthogenys

Yellow-cheeked Tit

Parus spilonotus
Black-crested Tit Parus melanolophus
 
Remizidae

White-crowned Penduline-Tit

Remiz coronatus

Fire-capped Tit Cephalopyrus flammiceps
 
Hirundinidae

Plain Martin

Riparia paludicola

Bank Swallow

Riparia riparia

Pale Sand Martin

Riparia diluta

Barn Swallow

Hirundo rustica

Pacific Swallow

Hirundo tahitica

Wire-tailed Swallow

Hirundo smithii

Eurasian Crag-Martin

Ptyonoprogne rupestris
Rock Martin Ptyonoprogne fuligula Extirpated

Dusky Crag-Martin

Ptyonoprogne concolor

House-Martin

Delichon urbicum

Asian Martin

Delichon dasypus ??????
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica
Steak-throated Swarllow Petrochelidon fluvicola
 
Alaudidae
Singing lark Mirafra cantillans
Australasian Bushlark Mirafra javanica
Bengal Bushlark Mirafra assamica
Indian Bushlark Mirafra erythroptera
Greater Hoopoe-Lark Alaemon alaudipes
Bimaculated Lark Melanocorypha bimaculata

Rufous-tailed Lark

Ammomanes phoenicura Endemic (country/region)

Desert Lark

Ammomanes deserti

Greater Short-toed Lark

Calandrella brachydactyla

Hume's Lark

Calandrella acutirostris
Sand Lark Calandrella raytal
Lesser Short-toed Lark Calandrella rufescens
Asian Short-toed Lark Calandrella cheleensis

Crested Lark

Galerida cristata

Malabar Lark

Galerida malabarica Endemic (country/region)

Tawny Lark

Galerida deva Endemic (country/region)

Eurasian Skylark

Alauda arvensis

Oriental Skylark

Alauda gulgula

Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark

Eremopterix nigriceps

Ashy-crowned Sparrow-Lark

Eremopterix griseus Vanampaadi kuruvi
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
 
Cisticolidae

Zitting Cisticola

Cisticola juncidis

Golden-headed Cisticola

Cisticola exilis
Rufous-vented Prinia Prinia burnesii Near-threatened

Striated Prinia

Prinia crinigera

Hill Prinia

Prinia atrogularis
Rufous-fronted Prinia Prinia buchanani

Grey-breasted Prinia

Prinia hodgsonii

Graceful Prinia

Prinia gracilis

Jungle Prinia

Prinia sylvatica

Yellow-bellied Prinia

Prinia flaviventris

Ashy Prinia

Prinia socialis
Plain Prinia Prinia inornata
 
Genera Incertae Sedis
Common Tailorbird Orthotomus sutorius Thaiyal chittu
 
Pycnonotidae

Black-crested Bulbul

Pycnonotus melanicterus

Red-whiskered Bulbul

Pycnonotus jocosus

White-cheeked Bulbul

Pycnonotus leucogenys

Red-vented Bulbul

Pycnonotus cafer Kondai kuruvi
White-browed Bulbul Pycnonotus luteolus Manjal kondai kuruvi
Black Bulbul Hypsipetes leucocephalus
 
Sylviidae

Striated Grassbird

Megalurus palustris

Bristled Grassbird

Chaetornis striata Vulnerable

Pale-footed Bush-Warbler

Cettia pallidipes

Brownish-flanked Bush-Warbler

Cettia fortipes

Grey-sided Bush-Warbler

Cettia brunnifrons

Cetti's Warbler

Cettia cetti
Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata
Grasshopper-Warbler Locustella naevia
Pallas's Warbler Locustella certhiola

Thick-billed Warbler

Acrocephalus aedon

Great Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus
Clamorous Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus Nunni chirai
Black-browed Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus bistrigiceps
Moustached Warbler Acrocephalus melanopogon
Blunt-winged Warbler Acrocephalus concinens
Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola
Blyth's Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum

Booted Warbler

Iduna caligata

Sykes's Warbler

Iduna rama

Common Chiffchaff

Phylloscopus collybita

Mountain Chiffchaff

Phylloscopus sindianus

Plain Leaf-Warbler

Phylloscopus neglectus

Dusky Warbler

Phylloscopus fuscatus

Smoky Warbler

Phylloscopus fuligiventer

Tickell's Leaf-Warbler

Phylloscopus affinis

Sulphur-bellied Warbler

Phylloscopus griseolus

Radde's Warbler

Phylloscopus schwarzi

Buff-barred Warbler

Phylloscopus pulcher

Ashy-throated Warbler

Phylloscopus maculipennis

Lemom-rumped Warbler

Phylloscopus chloronotus

Brooks's Leaf-Warbler

Phylloscopus subviridis

Yellow-browed  Warbler

Phylloscopus inornatus

Hume's Warbler

Phylloscopus humei
Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides

Large-billed Leaf-Warbler

Phylloscopus magnirostris

Tytler's Leaf-Warbler

Phylloscopus tytleri Endemic (country/region) Near-threatened

Western Crowned Leaf-Warbler

Phylloscopus occipitalis
Blyth's Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus reguloides
Golden-spectacled Warbler Seicercus burkii

Whistler's Warbler

Seicercus whistleri

Grey-hooded Warbler

Seicercus xanthoschistos
Chestnut-crowned Warbler Seicercus castaniceps
Garden Warbler Sylvia borin
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca
Hume's Whitethroat Sylvia althaea

Eastern Orphean Warbler

Sylvia crassirostris

Asian Desert Warbler

Sylvia nana

Greater Whitethroat

Sylvia communis

 
Timaliidae
Marsh Babbler Pellorneum palustre Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
Puff-throated Babbler Pellorneum ruficeps

Rusty-cheeked Scimitar-Babbler

Pomatorhinus erythrogenys

Indian Scimitar-Babbler

Pomatorhinus horsfieldii

White-browed Scimitar-Babbler

Pomatorhinus schisticeps
Scaly-breasted Wren-Babbler Pnoepyga albiventer
Black-chinned Babbler Stachyris pyrrhops
Tawny-bellied Babbler Dumetia hyperythra
Yellow-eyed Babbler Chrysomma sinense

Common Babbler

Turdoides caudata Huni

Striated Babbler

Turdoides earlei
Large Grey Babbler Turdoides malcolmi
Jungle Babbler Turdoides striata
White-crested Laughingthrush Garrulax leucolophus
Striated Laughingthrush Garrulax striatus
Variegated Laughingthrush Garrulax variegatus
Streaked Laughingthrush Garrulax lineatus
Scaly Laughingthrush Garrulax subunicolor
Red-billed Leiothrix Leiothrix lutea
White-browed Shrike-Babbler Pteruthius flaviscapis
Chestnut-tailed Minla Minla strigula
Brown-cheeked Fulvetta Alcippe poioicephala
Rufous Sibia Heterophasia capistrata
Whiskered Yuhina Yuhina flavicollis
 
Zosteropidae
Oriental White-eye Zosterops palpebrosus
 
Regulidae
Goldcrest Regulus regulus
 
Sittidae
Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch Sitta castanea
White-tailed Nuthatch Sitta himalayensis
Velvet-fronted Nuthatch Sitta frontalis
Tichodromidae        
Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria
 
Certhiidae

Eurasian Tree-Creeper

Certhia familiaris

Bar-tailed Tree-creeper

Certhia himalayana
Spotted Tree-Creeper Salpornis spilonotus
 
Sturnidae
Spot-winged Starling Saroglossa spiloptera
Jungle Myna Acridotheres fuscus

Bank Myna

Acridotheres ginginianus

Common Myna

Acridotheres tristis Nahanavai

Asian Pied Starling

Sturnus contra
Daurian Starling Sturnus sturninus
Chestnut-tailed Starling Sturnus malabaricus

Brahminy Starling

Sturnus pagodarum Papata pariki

Rosy Starling

Sturnus roseus

European Starling

Sturnus vulgaris
 
Turdidae

Malabar Whistling-Thrush

Myophonus horsfieldii Endemic (country/region)

Blue Whistling-Thrush

Myophonus caeruleus
Orange-headed Thrush Zoothera citrina
Scaly Thrush Zoothera dauma
Tickell's Thrush Turdus unicolor

Grey-winged Blackbird

Turdus boulboul

Eurasian Blackbird

Turdus merula
Eyebrowed Thrush Turdus obscurus
Black-throated Thrush Turdus ruficollis atrogularis

Dark-throated Thrush

Turdus ruficollis

Song Thrush

Turdus philomelos

Mistle Thrush

Turdus viscivorus
 
Muscicapidae
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica ??????
Siberian Rubythroat Luscinia calliope
White-tailed Rubythroat Calliope pectoralis
Indian Blue Robin Luscinia brunnea

Red-flanked Bluetail

Tarsiger cyanurus

Rufous-tailed Scrub-Robin

Cercotrichas galactotes

Oriental Magpie-Robin

Copsychus saularis

White-rumped Shama

Copsychus malabaricus

Indian Robin

Saxicoloides fulicatus

Blue-capped Redstart

Phoenicurus caeruleocephala

Black Redstart

Phoenicurus ochruros
Blue-fronted Redstart Phoenicurus frontalis
Plumbeous Redstart Rhyacornis fuliginosa
White-capped Redstart Chaimarrornis leucocephalus
Spotted Forktail Enicurus maculatus
White-browed Bushchat Saxicola macrorhynchus Vulnerable
White-throated Bushchat Saxicola insignis Vulnerable
Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maura

White-tailed Stonechat

Saxicola leucurus

Pied Bushchat

Saxicola caprata
Grey Bushchat Saxicola ferreus
Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
Red-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe xanthoprymna
Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka
Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti

Finsch's Wheatear

Oenanthe finschii

Variable Wheatear

Oenanthe picata
Hume's Wheatear Oenanthe albonigra
Indian Chat Cercomela fusca
Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius
Chestnut-bellied Rock-Thrush Monticola rufiventris
Blue-capped Rock-Thrush Monticola cinclorhynchus

Spotted Flycatcher

Muscicapa striata

Dark-sided Flycatcher

Muscicapa sibirica

Asian Brown Flycatcher

Muscicapa dauurica
Rusty-tailed Flycatcher Muscicapa ruficauda

Slaty-backed Flycatcher

Ficedula hodgsonii

Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher

Ficedula strophiata

Red-breasted Flycatcher

Ficedula parva

Kashmir Flycatcher

Ficedula subrubra Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable

Snowy-browed Flycatcher

Ficedula hyperythra

Little Pied Flycatcher

Ficedula westermanni

Ultramarine Flycatcher

Ficedula superciliaris

Slaty-blue Flycatcher

Ficedula tricolor
Verditer Flycatcher Eumyias thalassinus
Tickell's Blue-Flycatcher Cyornis tickelliae
Blue-throated Flycatcher Cyornis rubeculoides
Rufous-bellied Niltava Niltava sundara
Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis
 
Chloropseidae

Jerdon's leafbird

Chloropsis jerdoni

Golden-fronted Leafbird

Chloropsis aurifrons
 
Dicaeidae
Thick-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum agile
Pale-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum erythrorhynchos

Fire-breasted Flowerpecker

Dicaeum ignipectus
 
Nectariniidae

Ruby-cheeked Sunbird

Chalcoparia singalensis

Purple-rumped Sunbird

Leptocoma zeylonica Pukudichan

Crimson-backed Sunbird

Leptocoma minima Endemic (country/region)
Purple Sunbird Cinnyris asiaticus Then-kudi
Gould's Sunbird Aethopyga gouldiae
Eastern Crimson Sunbird Aethopyga siparaja
Fire-tailed Sunbird Aethopyga ignicauda
 
Passeridae

House Sparrow

Passer domesticus Adaikalang kuruvi

Spanish Sparrow

Passer hispaniolensis

Sind Sparrow

Passer pyrrhonotus

Russet Sparrow

Passer rutilans

Eurasian Tree Sparrow

Passer montanus
Chestnut-shouldered Petronia Gymnoris xanthocollis
 
Ploceidae
Bengal Weaver Ploceus benghalensis
Streaked Weaver Ploceus manyar
Baya Weaver Ploceus philippinus
Yellow Weaver Ploceus megarhynchus Vulnerable
 
Estrildidae
Red Avadavat Amandava amandava
Green Avadavat Amandava formosa Endemic (country/region) Vulnerable
White-throated Munia Lonchura malabarica
White-rumped Munia Lonchura striata
Nutmeg Mannikin Lonchura punctulata
Black-headed Munia Lonchura malacca
 
Prunellidae
Rufous-breasted Accentor Prunella strophiata
Black-throated Accentor Prunella atrogularis
 
Motacillidae
Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus

Yellow Wagtail

Motacilla flava

Citrine Wagtail

Motacilla citreola

Grey Wagtail

Motacilla cinerea
White wagtail Motacilla alba
White-browed Wagtail Motacilla maderaspatensis kulatthhu kuruvi
Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi

Blyth's Pipit

Anthus godlewskii

Tawny Pipit

Anthus campestris
Long-billed Pipit Anthus similis
Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis
Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni

Rosy Pipit

Anthus roseatus

Red-throated Pipit

Anthus cervinus
American Pipit Anthus rubescens
Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta
Upland Pipit Anthus sylvanus
 
Fringillidae
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
Fire-fronted Serin Serinus pusillus
Yellow-breasted Greenfinch Carduelis spinoides
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
Eurasian Linnet Carduelis cannabina
Black-headed Mountain-Finch Leucosticte brandti

Trumpeter Finch

Bucanetes githagineus

Mongolian Finch

Bucanetes mongolicus
Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus
Red-fronted Rosefinch Carpodacus puniceus
 
Emberizidae
Crested Bunting Melophus lathami
Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra Rare/Accidental

Pine Bunting

Emberiza leucocephalos

Rock Bunting

Emberiza cia
Chestnut-breasted Bunting Emberiza stewarti
Grey-hooded Bunting Emberiza buchanani
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana

House Bunting

Emberiza striolata

Chestnut-eared Bunting

Emberiza fucata

Little Bunting

Emberiza pusilla

Yellow-breasted Bunting

Emberiza aureola Vulnerable

Black-headed Bunting

Emberiza melanocephala

Red-headed Bunting

Emberiza bruniceps
Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus

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